Resources during the COVID-19 pandemic

Updated 4-8-20, 11 am

Of special note:

  • CARES Act (national emergency stimulus bill), includes emergency funding for creative sector through National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities, expanded unemployment insurance, SBA loans
  • Artist Relief Fund: announced 4-8-20.  A $10 million national emergency relief fund for artists and creative workers that will provide $5,000 no-strings-attached grants. It is intended for anyone who earns income from their creative or artistic practice and who has also been affected by COVID-19, including anyone whose livelihood and/or community depends upon the ability to make, exhibit, perform, publish, or sell artwork.

Wisconsin – funds for independent creative workers and organizations:

National – resources and funds for independent creative workers and arts organizations: